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Relf, Henry Reginald Percy (6880/6952) aka Relf, Cecil

Place of Birth: Crystal Palace, London, England

Age: 21 years 11 months

Enlistment Details: Friday, 3 August 1917 – Port Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 6880/6952            view online service record

182 Danks Street
Albert Park, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mrs A Relf (mother)
182 Danks Street
Albert Park, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 21 November 1917
Ship: HMAT Nestor A71
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion – 20th Reinforcements

RTA: Tuesday, 23 September 1919
Discharged: Saturday, 6 December 1919


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted September 9, 2016 12.15 pm 0Likes

    Served Second World War :

    Born 13 June, 1899 (Surrey, England), enlisted 6 October, 1924, served 2937, Flight Lieutenant, 1 Wireless and Gunnery School, locality on enlistment unknown, Attested Point Cook, NOK J RELF. Discharged 14 September, 1944. Made a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to R.A.A.F., gazetted Australia 3 June 1943; died 8 September, 1950, still in Danks Street, Albert Park

  • David Thompson
    Posted September 10, 2016 12.50 pm 0Likes

    I thought that WWII enlistment date was incorrect at first but it appears Henry was a career army officer when war broke out in 1939.

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